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Segura helps Phillies beat Lester, Cubs 9-7

May. 23, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jean Segura and the Philadelphia Phillies think they learned a little more about themselves during a wild four days in Chicago. They liked what they found out, too. "We got enough talent here to beat (anybody) in the league," Segura said. Segura and J.T. Realmuto homered off Jon Lester, and...

Hamels gets a no-decision against Phillies, Cubs win 8-4

May. 23, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels wasn't sharp. The Chicago Cubs compensated with power and a solid bullpen effort. Hamels struggled in his first start against his original team, Albert Almora Jr. hit his first career grand-slam and the Cubs rallied from an early three-run deficit with three homers, beating the...

Bizarre double play helps Grandal, Brewers outlast Reds 11-9

May. 22, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasmani Grandal's home run helped the Brewers get back in the game. But it was a bizarre double play the Milwaukee catcher started on a pitch that got past him that really saved the day. The Brewers overcame an early five-run deficit and outlasted the Cincinnati Reds 11-9 Wednesday, with...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs. deGrom, Hamels faces Phillies

May. 22, 2019 3:02 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: CURTAIN UP! LIGHT THE LIGHTS! Max Scherzer, the 2016 and '17 NL Cy Young Award winner, starts for Washington and Jacob deGrom, the 2018 NL Cy Young winner, starts for the New York Mets in a rematch of opening-day starters. The Mets won the opener 2-0 as deGrom...

Báez's pinch-hit single lifts Cubs over Phillies 3-2

May. 22, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The heart of the Chicago Cubs' lineup, including a taped-up Javier Báez, proved to be too much for the Philadelphia Phillies and their tired bullpen. Báez's pinch-hit single capped a two-run, ninth-inning rally and lifted the Cubs over Philadelphia 3-2 on Tuesday night to stop the...

Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0

May. 21, 2019 11:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With Christian Yelich on the bench, Milwaukee couldn't even get a runner past second base. Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Brewers, who were missing Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds' 3-0 victory Tuesday night. It was the major league-leading seventh...

Realmuto homers in 10th, Phillies beat Cubs 5-4

May. 21, 2019 1:21 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The memories came flooding back to Jake Arrieta as the fans showered him with cheers when he stepped to the plate for the first time. His 4½ seasons in Chicago included an NL Cy Young Award in 2015, a drought-busting World Series championship in 2016, two no-hitters and an All-Star...

Morrow throwing again after setback in recovery from surgery

May. 20, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs closer Brandon Morrow has started throwing again after experiencing a setback in his recovery from offseason elbow surgery. President of baseball operations Theo Epstein says Morrow threw from 45 to 60 feet Monday in Arizona. The Cubs shut down Morrow's rehab last month after he didn't...

Rizzo homers, Cubs hold off Nationals' rally for 6-5 win

May. 20, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chicago Cubs had watched most of their five-run lead against the Washington Nationals dissipate by the time Steve Cishek entered Sunday night's game in the seventh inning. Cishek closed it out, pitching 2 1/3 scoreless innings for his fourth save as the Cubs held on for a 6-5 win....

Maddon, Cubs drop protest over Doolittle's delivery

May. 19, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have dropped their protest over the pitching delivery of Washington reliever Sean Doolittle. Cubs manager Joe Maddon made the announcement before Sunday night's game against the Nationals. Maddon came out twice in the ninth inning of a 5-2 loss Saturday night to complain...